Spy Sweeper named PC Magazine’s Best of the Year 2004 for\nanti-spyware\nThe very best AntiSpy program on the market –\nWebroot Spy Sweeper. Webroot Spy Sweeper was named best\nspyware remover 2004 by PC magazine and praised for it’s\nefficiency, speed and userfriendlyness.\nSpyware and malware are large problems for Internet users today\nand can be both annoying and a real threat to you and your\ncomputer. There exist a number of different spy and malware of\nwhich some are relatively friendly and only spies on your surfing\nhabits, while others like the Trojans can be used to corrupt your\nhard drive or steal your usernames and passwords. A Trojan can\neven be used to steal your identity by extracting all necessary\ninformation from your computer.\nYou may think that ad ware might not be that bad, that it is good if\nthe ads are chosen to fit your interests. This might be true if the\nspy ware didn’t have a number of other negative effects, such as\nan increased amount of pop up ads, unexplained home page\nchanges, strange results when searching the web and the fact\nthat your computer are being slowed down by the spy wares.\nThese are all very common results and symptoms of spyware and\nad ware. More unusual problems connected with spyware and\nTrojans are the corruption of the hard drive, the loss and exposure\nof private information and login information and in a worst case\nscenario, the theft of the identity of the owner of an infected\ncomputer.\nSpyware is a large treat to the security of your online privacy.\nThere are however steps that you can take to avoid suffering the\nnegative effects that spy- and ad ware can bring, and start\nprotecting you computer and building an Identity Theft Protection.\nThe first of these steps are to get a good anti-spyware and\nanti-adware program able to remove spyware. There are a number\nof different spyware removers available and two of the most well\nknown might be Ad Aware and Spybot which are both good\nprograms. The best available program that is designed to remove\nspyware and adware is however at the moment Spy Sweeper\nwhich was chosen as the best spyware remover 2004 by PC\nmagazine.\nSpy Sweeper can scan your computer 30% faster then other\navailable products and successfully remove spyware like\nCoolWebSearch. Spy Sweeper also uses a system monitor that\nautomatically discovers spy ware and prevents installation of\nspyware on our computer. Spy sweeper is effective for spyware\nand adware removal.\nThe active shield uses System Monitoring to in real time prevent\nnew spy- and adware programs from being installed on your\ncomputer. This fact combined with the fact that Spy Sweepers\nuses a constantly updated database of all available spy- and ad\nwares means that this adware remover can clean your computer,\nridding it of any and all spy- and ad ware. Once it has cleaned your\ncomputer it can keep it clean and assure that your computer stays\nclean from ad- and spy ware.\nBy keeping your computer free from spyware and adware Spy\nSweepers also protects your information and keeps your identity\nsafe. Spy Sweepers prompts you to update it if it has been to long\nsince it was last updated.\nIf spy sweeper finds a spyware it will immediately quarantine the\nspyware and disable the spy wares functionality until you can\ndecide whether to delete the file or try to clean the file from\nspyware elements and return the file to its original place on your\nhard drive.\nIf you have a problem with Spy Sweeper despite its highly user\nfriendly and automated design you will have access to an excellent\ncustomer support where experts answers any question you might\nhave.\nSpy Sweepers deserved the title PC Magazine’s Best of the Year\n2004 since it can do everything the alternatives can do, but better\nas well as faster then the alternatives.